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Karen Ward


Karen Ward is the Principal at KJWard Healthcare Consulting Inc., a healthcare transformation and clinical information systems consulting firm. Karen has worked with hospital and regional clients across Canada, the United States and Singapore. Her previous positions have included Managing Director and Program Director Professional Services at Allscripts Corporation, Business Unit Manager Patient Care Systems at Baxter Canada, and Oncology Product Manager at Hoffmann La Roche. Karen has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario, is a Registered Respiratory Therapist by profession having practiced clinically in tertiary and community hospital settings in Ontario and earned her MBA from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. Karen teaches in the on-line Health Informatics and Health Information Management programs and processes expertise in strategic planning, project management and delivery, system transformation, change management, and system implementation.